Directors of science institutes appointed

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On February 20, Mongolian Academy of Sciences conducted an election to choose the directors of its affiliated institutes.

In particular, new directors were chosen to lead some of the institutes, and old directors were re-elected in some of the institutes.

Institute of Philosophy will be led by Sc.D Sh.Ariunaa, Institute of Language and Literature by Dr G.Bilguudei, Institute of Geography and Geoecology by Dr D.Battogtokh and Institute of Chemistry and Chemical Technology by Dr L.Jargalsaikhan.

Also, Sc.D J.Baysakh was re-elected to head Institute of International Relations, Sc.D Ya.Adiya Institute of General and Experimental Biology, Dr Kh.Tsogtbaatar Institute of Paleontology and Geology, Dr S.Chuluun Institute of History and Archaeology and Dr S.Demberel Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics.

Following an election which took place in December, Dr P.Altantsog is currently working as a Director of Institute of Physics and Technology.

Mongolian Academy of Sciences was established in 1961, and 10 scientific institutes and 2 specialized academies are operating under the academy.